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Accolade Wines Appoints Chris Flaherty as General Manager, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
Posted in Media Releases on July 26, 2017
Sydney, 26th July 2017: Accolade Wines has announced the appointment of Mr Chris Flaherty as General Manager, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, effective 28 August 2017. With over 30 years experience in all alcohol beverag ...
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Accolade Wines Appoints Ade McKeon As General Manager, United Kingdom & Ireland
Posted in Media Releases on March 8, 2017
Wednesday 8 March 2017 – Accolade Wines today announced the appointment of Ade McKeon as Accolade Wines’ new General Manager, United Kingdom & Ireland (UKIR), effective today. He replaces outgoing General Manager, Rob Harrison who has signa ...
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Hardys holds 30 year vintage tasting of Eileen Hardy Chardonnay
Posted in Media Releases on August 30, 2016
Hardys Wines recently held a landmark tasting in London to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their iconic Eileen Hardy Chardonnay. The tasting was attended by three generations of the Hardys family, including Sir James Hardy (fourth gene ...
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Expansion of Europe’s largest wine bottling and distribution facility brings investment and jobs to the UK
Posted in Media Releases on March 22, 2016
Accolade Wines and Wine and Spirits Trade Association joint media release Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Minister George Eustice has officially opened an £8.5 million bottling line at Accolade Park, Europe ...
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Accolade Wines announces Mud House sponsorship of British & Irish Lions
Posted in Media Releases on March 10, 2016
Accolade Wines, the UK’s leading wine supplier, announced today that Mud House Wines is now an official sponsor of the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand. At a joint press briefing Accolade Wines CEO, Paul Schaafsma and the Briti ...
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Accolade Wines celebrates a landmark win at the Manufacturer of the Year Awards
Posted in Media Releases on January 5, 2016
Accolade Wines, the leading global new world wine company, wins “World Class Manufacturer of the Year” at the Manufacturer MX Awards in Birmingham, UK. This prestigious award is a first for the company and for the manufacturing industry in t ...
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2015 Waipara Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc awarded Five Stars by Cuisine Magazine
Posted in Media Releases on December 21, 2015
The 2015 Waipara Hills Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has been named in the top 10 of Cuisine Magazine’s recent NZ Sauvignon Blanc tasting. This fantastic wine was awarded five stars and the prized ‘Recommended by Cuisine’ sticker. The team a ...
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Accolade Wines opens UK ‘Cellar Door’
Posted in Media Releases on December 17, 2015

Accolade Wines, the leading global New World wine company, has today opened their very own wine shop, the 1853 Wine Club, at their UK headquarters in Weybridge, Surrey.

The 1853 Wine Club shop is an extension of the www.1853wineclub.com ...

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Accolade Wines relaunches Vina Anakena in UK
Posted in Media Releases on December 8, 2015

The newest brand in the Accolade Wines portfolio, Viña Anakena, was relaunched in the UK market, last Friday (December 4) at the Royal Albert Hall, prior to the British Champions Tournament, to mark its new sponsorship arrangement with British ...

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Ed Carr crowned Winemaker of the Year
Posted in Media Releases on November 30, 2015

Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology’s (ASVO) Awards for Excellence

Ed Carr, Accolade Wines Chief Sparkling Winemaker, has been awarded Winemaker of the Year at the 4th annual Australian Society of Viticult ...

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